Cup in the form of a centrepiece showing the captive King John of France entering London on May 1357, escorted by the Black Prince to whom he had fallen captive at the Battle of Poitiers.
A Doncaster Race Cup by Baron Carlo Marochetti, 1853
© Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery
- 44 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,000 ( Total: £6,500)
- Acquired in:
- Koopman Rare Art
It was won by Lord Rothschild's horse Hungerford. Designed by Marochetti, made by Hancock.
Baron Meyer de Rothschild; by descent to the 6th Earl of Rosebery; sold at Sotheby's Mentmore sale, May 1977.
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